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Staff Biography

[Photo: Sandra BERNICK] Ms Sandra BERNICK
Occasional Research Assistant - Growth
Email: s.bernick@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.11 E  

Imperial College London
Email: s.bernick15@imperial.ac.uk

Expertise: Environmental Economics, Energy Economics, Urban Economics.


Sandra is a PhD candidate in Economics at Imperial College Business School. At the CEP she has worked on the LSE's Growth Commission and is now engaged in follow-on work on industrial policy. Prior to commencing her PhD she spent several years working in economic consultancy and, most recently, for a think tank in their environmental economics team.

Current Areas of Research:

Her research interests are in the area of environmental, energy and urban economics and industrial organisation, with a focus on renewable energy and energy demand management. Currently, her research focuses on externalities from renewables deployment, repowering and decommissioning policies, with particular attention paid to spatial issues.


  • BA, Economics & Business, UCL
  • MSc, Environment & Development, LSE
  • MRes, Business (Economics track), Imperial College London


  • EPSRC scholarship